IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast

IDW10100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Tuesday 19 March 2019
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 23 March 2019.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad trough lies near the coastal parts of the Pilbara and extends into the central parts of the Kimberley. A tropical low is developing well to the northwest of the Kimberley and is forecast to track to the west-southwest throughout the week with a high chance of developing into a tropical cyclone. There is a risk of it moving close to the west Pilbara over the weekend.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A broad trough lies near the west coast and will move into Gascoyne and Goldfields during Friday as a ridge of high pressure develops south of the State. The ridge will move over the south coast on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 19 March
Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, Pilbara, western Interior, inland Gascoyne, western Goldfields and South West Land Division.

Forecast for Wednesday 20 March
Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, Pilbara, western Interior, inland Gascoyne, Goldfields, far west Eucla, central and eastern parts of the South West Land Division. Showers near the southwest coast.

Forecast for Thursday 21 March
Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, Pilbara, southwest Interior, Inland Gascoyne, Goldfields, Eucla, central and eastern parts of the South West Land Division. Showers near the south coast with possible thunderstorms east of Albany.

Forecast for Friday 22 March
Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, Pilbara, inland Gascoyne, southwestern Interior, Goldfields, far eastern parts of the South West Land Division, and Eucla. Showers and drizzle over the southern parts of the South West Land Division.

Forecast for Saturday 23 March
Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, Pilbara, inland Gascoyne, southwestern Interior, Goldfields and Eucla. Showers over the southern and eastern South West Land Division.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Wednesday.

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